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La Cena del Depósito concession, Cerro Minado Mines, Cuesta Alta, Huércal-Overa, Almería, Andalusia, Spaini
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 22' 22'' North , 1° 57' 14'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Huércal-Overa17,645 (2018)2.1km
Zurgena2,317 (2012)8.3km
Cuevas del Almanzora13,025 (2018)10.6km
Arboleas2,614 (2012)10.9km
El Realengo399 (2018)12.6km


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86 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Habit: microscopic grains on schachnerite
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales.
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: VIÑALS et al. (2004)
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Habit: chisel-shaped prisms, balls
Colour: pale green
Description: Cobalt-bearing varieties are mentioned (Gröbner et al., 2009).
Reference: VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Habit: classical flat crystals
Colour: green
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2006): Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56. (in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up).
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: thick prisms with very distinct end faces
Colour: colorless
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2006): Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56. (in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up).
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: ARANA CASTILLO, R. (1972) : Investigaciones mineralogicas en Sierra Nevada. PhD report Grenada University.
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Habit: chisel-shaped prisms, platy crystals, short prisms
Colour: green, dark green, bluish
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Auriacusite
Formula: Fe3+Cu2+(AsO4)O
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Habit: pearly scales
Colour: pale green
Reference: VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up).
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Habit: small platy crystals sometimes in rosettes, also flat elongated prisms
Reference: VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Description: Intermediate phases between baryte and celestine.
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Belloite
Formula: Cu(OH)Cl
Habit: grains
Colour: yellowish green
Description: Not stable, converts quickly into green earthy copper chlorides.
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Bobkingite
Formula: Cu5Cl2(OH)8 · 2H2O
Habit: elongated prisms, rounded masses
Colour: bright blue
Description: Probably the best crystals for the species (07/2010). Contains nickel.
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Habit: platy crystals, felted fibers
Colour: dark green, pale green
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: balls, saddle-shaped rhombohedrons
Colour: white, pale pink
Reference: J. A. Cendón collection
Calomel
Formula: (Hg2)2+Cl2
Habit: crusts, grains
Colour: brownish, gray
Description: SEM/EDS analysis by Bertrand Devouard - Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans - Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Capgaronnite
Formula: AgHgClS
Habit: sharp needles
Colour: yellow
Description: Currently (07/2010) probably the richest specimens known (2 only). SEM/EDS: Bertrand Devouard - Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans - Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand XRD: Tony Kampf - Museum of Natural History of Los Angeles County
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Carrollite
Formula: Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Habit: massive, grains
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2006): Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56. (in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Habit: masses
Colour: yellowish green
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Habit: tiny rounded octahedrons
Colour: greenish yellow
Description: SEM/EDS: Bertrand Devouard - Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans - Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Habit: needles (probalby after olivenite), balls, crusts, veins
Colour: pale blue
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2006): Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56. (in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Clinoatacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Habit: pseudomorphs after azurite
Colour: green
Description: Previously (and erroneously) reported as paratacamite.
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Description: Miguel Calvo specimen
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
'Cobaltoan calcite-spherocobaltite'
Reference: Van King
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Habit: crusts, balls with erythrite, calcite
Colour: yellowish green, green
Reference: Rafa Muñoz Alvarado collection
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Habit: fibers, thick needles, coatings
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Copper
Formula: Cu
Habit: grains in cuprite
Reference: CALVO, M. (2003a): Minerales y minas de España. Vol. I. Elementos. Departamento de Cultura, Juventud y Deporte. Diputación Foral de Álava
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Habit: coatings
Colour: blue
Reference: ARANA CASTILLO, R. (1972) : Investigaciones mineralogicas en Sierra Nevada. PhD report Grenada University.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Habit: cubes, masses, veins
Colour: dark red
Reference: VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Cuproroméite ?
Formula: Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2006): Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56. (in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Digenite ?
Formula: Cu9S5
Description: The mineral was mentioned by Arana (1972), but not found again.
Reference: ARANA CASTILLO, R. (1972) : Investigaciones mineralogicas en Sierra Nevada. PhD report Grenada University.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Eglestonite
Formula: (Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Habit: rosettes of flat crystals
Colour: pale pink, reddish pink, purplish
Description: Color change may indicate presence of Mg or Ni.
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:402-407
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Gerhardtite
Formula: Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Habit: short crystals with beveled faces (wulfenite-like), grains with good cleavage
Colour: dark blue
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Gersdorffite
Formula: NiAsS
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Glaukosphaerite
Formula: (Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: small balls
Colour: yellowish green
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Goethite ?
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Description: The mineral was mentioned by Arana (1972), but not found again.
Reference: ARANA CASTILLO, R. (1972) : Investigaciones mineralogicas en Sierra Nevada. PhD report Grenada University.
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Hematite ?
Formula: Fe2O3
Description: The mineral was mentioned by Arana (1972), but not found again.
Reference: ARANA CASTILLO, R. (1972) : Investigaciones mineralogicas en Sierra Nevada. PhD report Grenada University.
Heterogenite
Formula: Co3+O(OH)
Description: Joachim Gröbner specimen and analysis
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Hörnesite
Formula: Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Iodargyrite
Formula: AgI
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Habit: flat pseudohexagonal crystals, powdery masses
Colour: brown
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2006): Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56. (in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Juanitaite
Formula: (Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11 · 2H2O
Habit: tiny scales
Colour: yellowish green, metallic lustre
Description: Can be visually confused with reevesite. 2nd world locality
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Lavendulan
Formula: NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Luanheite
Formula: Ag3Hg
Habit: irregular masses
Description: Associated with chenevixite. SEM/EDS: Bertrand Devouard - Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans - Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Magnetite ?
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Description: The mineral was mentioned by Arana (1972), but not found again.
Reference: ARANA CASTILLO, R. (1972) : Investigaciones mineralogicas en Sierra Nevada. PhD report Grenada University.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: needles, crusts, balls, pseudo-rhombohedral crystals, tree-like
Description: Tree-like forms may derive from copper/cuprite.
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2006): Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56. (in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Mercury
Formula: Hg
Habit: droplets in cuprite/malachite
Colour: steel gray
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Millerite ?
Formula: NiS
Reference: historical reports
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Nantokite
Formula: CuCl
Habit: grains; rare small distorted crystals
Colour: colorless, white, yellowish
Description: Not stable, converts quickly into green earthy copper chlorides.
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Habit: needles
Colour: white, pale brown, purplish brown, green
Reference: VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Olivenite var: Cobaltoan Olivenite
Formula: (Cu,Co)2AsO4(OH)
Habit: chisel-shaped prisms, balls
Colour: purplish, brown
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2003): Die Mineralien des Kupfer-Kobalt-Lagerstätten Molvizar und Cerro Minado in Andalusien, Spanien. Mineralien Welt, 14(3), 44-53.
Paraschachnerite
Formula: Ag3Hg2
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Paratacamite
Formula: Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Description: Is in fact clinoatacamite (Viñals et al., 2010).
Reference: VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Parnauite
Formula: Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Habit: fuzzy aggregates
Colour: pale blue
Description: Often found to contain nickel (Viñals et al., 2010).
Reference: VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Pitticite ?
Formula: (Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2006): Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56. (in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Proustite ?
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Description: The mineral was mentioned by Arana (1972), but not found again.
Reference: ARANA CASTILLO, R. (1972) : Investigaciones mineralogicas en Sierra Nevada. PhD report Grenada University.
Pyrargyrite ?
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Description: The mineral was mentioned by Arana (1972), but not found again.
Reference: ARANA CASTILLO, R. (1972) : Investigaciones mineralogicas en Sierra Nevada. PhD report Grenada University.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2006): Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56. (in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Reevesite
Formula: Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Habit: hexagonal platy crystals, scales
Colour: yellow, brownish yellow
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Rouaite
Formula: Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Reference: Joy Desor ID by Raman spectroscopy, 2018.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Schachnerite
Formula: Ag1.1Hg0.9
Habit: grains, coatings in cuprite, also tree-like irregular structures
Colour: silver gray
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Siegenite
Formula: CoNi2S4
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012).
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Habit: "rice-grain" rounded crystals
Colour: pink
Reference: VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Spherocobaltite
Formula: CoCO3
Habit: crusts; small rounded crystals
Colour: pale pink; reddish pink
Description: Unusual color may be due to high nickel contents (up to 40% of Co+Ni).
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Habit: grains
Colour: black
Description: Tetrahedrite may be present, too. SEM/EDS analysis by Association Jean Wyart, Paris.
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and FERNÁNDEZ PÉRIZ, M., A. (2006): Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56. (in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Habit: scales
Colour: black
Reference: VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
Tiemannite
Formula: HgSe
Reference: BERTRAN-OLLER et al. (2012)
Tyrolite
Formula: Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Habit: small grains, platy crystals organized in compact balls, books
Colour: bluish green, blue
Reference: VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
Zálesíite
Formula: CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: FAVREAU et al. (2013)
Zincolivenite
Formula: CuZn(AsO4)(OH)
Habit: pseudo-octahedrons, mixed crystals with adamite
Colour: grayish green to pale purple; grayish to pink
Description: Cannot be told visually from cobalt-bearing adamite.
Reference: GRÖBNER, J. and KOLITSCH, U. (2009): Zinkolivenit: Neue Fundstellen in Europa. Lapis 34 (3), 35-37.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Gold1.AA.05Au
Luanheite1.AD.15bAg3Hg
Mercury1.AD.05Hg
Paraschachnerite1.AD.15aAg3Hg2
Schachnerite1.AD.15aAg1.1Hg0.9
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Capgaronnite2.FC.20aAgHgClS
Carrollite2.DA.05Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Cobaltite2.EB.25CoAsS
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Digenite ?2.BA.10Cu9S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gersdorffite2.EB.25NiAsS
Millerite ?2.CC.20NiS
Proustite ?2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite ?2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Siegenite2.DA.05CoNi2S4
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tiemannite2.CB.05aHgSe
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Belloite3.DA.10bCu(OH)Cl
Bobkingite3.DA.50Cu5Cl2(OH)8 · 2H2O
Calomel3.AA.30(Hg2)2+Cl2
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
Clinoatacamite3.DA.10bCu2(OH)3Cl
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Eglestonite3.DD.05(Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Iodargyrite3.AA.10AgI
Nantokite3.AA.05CuCl
Paratacamite ?3.DA.10cCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Asbolane4.FL.30(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Cuproroméite ?4.DH.20Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Goethite ?4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite ?4.CB.05Fe2O3
Heterogenite4.FE.20Co3+O(OH)
Magnetite ?4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Gerhardtite5.NB.05Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Glaukosphaerite5.BA.10(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reevesite5.DA.50Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Rouaite5.NB.05Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Spherocobaltite5.AB.05CoCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
var: Cuprian Adamite8.BB.30(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Annabergite8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Arseniosiderite8.DH.30Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Auriacusite8.BB.30Fe3+Cu2+(AsO4)O
Chenevixite8.DD.05Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Clinoclase8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Conichalcite8.BH.35CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Hörnesite8.CE.40Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Juanitaite8.DE.40(Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11 · 2H2O
Lavendulan8.DG.05NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Mixite8.DL.15BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
var: Cobaltoan Olivenite8.BB.30(Cu,Co)2AsO4(OH)
Parnauite8.DF.35Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Pitticite ?8.DB.05(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Tyrolite8.DM.10Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Zincolivenite8.BB.30CuZn(AsO4)(OH)
Zálesíite8.DL.15CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Cobaltoan calcite-spherocobaltite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Luanheite1.1.8.4Ag3Hg
Mercury1.1.7.1Hg
Paraschachnerite1.1.8.3Ag3Hg2
Schachnerite1.1.8.2Ag1.1Hg0.9
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Digenite ?2.4.7.3Cu9S5
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite ?2.8.16.1NiS
Tiemannite2.8.2.4HgSe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:4
Carrollite2.10.1.2Cu(Co,Ni)2S4
Siegenite2.10.1.6CoNi2S4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Gersdorffite2.12.3.2NiAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Chlor-sulfides
Capgaronnite2.15.6.1AgHgClS
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
ø = 3
Proustite ?3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite ?3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite ?4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite ?6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Heterogenite6.1.4.2Co3+O(OH)
Miscellaneous
Asbolane6.4.9.1(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite ?7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Calomel9.1.8.1(Hg2)2+Cl2
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
Iodargyrite9.1.5.1AgI
Nantokite9.1.7.1CuCl
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Paratacamite ?10.1.2.1Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Am(O,OH)pXq
Eglestonite10.5.4.1(Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Spherocobaltite14.1.1.5CoCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Glaukosphaerite16a.3.1.3(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Reevesite16b.6.3.1Ni6Fe3+2(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Group 19 - NITRATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Anhydrous Nitrates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Gerhardtite19.1.1.1Cu2(NO3)(OH)3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Hörnesite40.3.6.7Mg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Clinoclase41.3.1.1Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Conichalcite41.5.1.2CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Auriacusite41.6.5.7Fe3+Cu2+(AsO4)O
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Zincolivenite41.6.5.6CuZn(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Tyrolite42.4.3.1Ca2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Mixite42.5.1.1BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zálesíite42.5.1.7CaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Chenevixite42.7.10.1Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Arseniosiderite42.8.4.3Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Lavendulan42.9.4.2NaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Parnauite43.5.13.1Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Pitticite ?43.5.3.1(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
Cuproroméite ?44.1.1.7Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Adamite
var: Cuprian Adamite
-(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Aragonite-CaCO3
Belloite-Cu(OH)Cl
Bobkingite-Cu5Cl2(OH)8 · 2H2O
Clinoatacamite-Cu2(OH)3Cl
'Cobaltoan calcite-spherocobaltite'-
Juanitaite-(Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11 · 2H2O
Olivenite
var: Cobaltoan Olivenite
-(Cu,Co)2AsO4(OH)
Rouaite-Cu2(NO3)(OH)3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BobkingiteCu5Cl2(OH)8 · 2H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Olivenite (var: Cobaltoan Olivenite)(Cu,Co)2AsO4(OH)
H GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
H ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
H Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
H ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
H Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
H ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H Adamite (var: Cuprian Adamite)(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ZincoliveniteCuZn(AsO4)(OH)
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H Glaukosphaerite(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
H Juanitaite(Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11 · 2H2O
H ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
H ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
H BelloiteCu(OH)Cl
H HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
H HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H RouaiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
H Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
H CuproroméiteCu2Sb2(O,OH)7
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
C Glaukosphaerite(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
C SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
NNitrogen
N GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
N RouaiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
OOxygen
O BobkingiteCu5Cl2(OH)8 · 2H2O
O AragoniteCaCO3
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Olivenite (var: Cobaltoan Olivenite)(Cu,Co)2AsO4(OH)
O GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
O ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
O Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
O Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
O ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O CupriteCu2O
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O Adamite (var: Cuprian Adamite)(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ZincoliveniteCuZn(AsO4)(OH)
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O Glaukosphaerite(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
O Juanitaite(Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11 · 2H2O
O SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
O TenoriteCuO
O ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O AuriacusiteFe3+Cu2+(AsO4)O
O BaryteBaSO4
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
O ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
O BelloiteCu(OH)Cl
O HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
O HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O RouaiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
O Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
O CuproroméiteCu2Sb2(O,OH)7
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
NaSodium
Na LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CapgaronniteAgHgClS
S CinnabarHgS
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S SiegeniteCoNi2S4
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GersdorffiteNiAsS
S CovelliteCuS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S AcanthiteAg2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S DigeniteCu9S5
S MilleriteNiS
ClChlorine
Cl CapgaronniteAgHgClS
Cl BobkingiteCu5Cl2(OH)8 · 2H2O
Cl Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cl BelloiteCu(OH)Cl
Cl LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cl Calomel(Hg2)2+Cl2
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl NantokiteCuCl
Cl ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Ca Juanitaite(Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11 · 2H2O
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Ca LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
FeIron
Fe ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Juanitaite(Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11 · 2H2O
Fe AuriacusiteFe3+Cu2+(AsO4)O
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co Olivenite (var: Cobaltoan Olivenite)(Cu,Co)2AsO4(OH)
Co Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co SpherocobaltiteCoCO3
Co SiegeniteCoNi2S4
Co CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Co HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
NiNickel
Ni ReevesiteNi6Fe23+(OH)16(CO3) · 4H2O
Ni Asbolane(Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Ni Glaukosphaerite(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
Ni SiegeniteCoNi2S4
Ni CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Ni GersdorffiteNiAsS
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ni MilleriteNiS
CuCopper
Cu BobkingiteCu5Cl2(OH)8 · 2H2O
Cu Olivenite (var: Cobaltoan Olivenite)(Cu,Co)2AsO4(OH)
Cu GerhardtiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
Cu ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Cu ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu Adamite (var: Cuprian Adamite)(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ZincoliveniteCuZn(AsO4)(OH)
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu Glaukosphaerite(Cu,Ni)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Juanitaite(Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11 · 2H2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu ClinoatacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu AuriacusiteFe3+Cu2+(AsO4)O
Cu ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu BelloiteCu(OH)Cl
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu RouaiteCu2(NO3)(OH)3
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CopperCu
Cu ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu NantokiteCuCl
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu CuproroméiteCu2Sb2(O,OH)7
Cu DigeniteCu9S5
Cu ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn Adamite (var: Cuprian Adamite)(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Zn ZincoliveniteCuZn(AsO4)(OH)
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Zn ParatacamiteCu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As Olivenite (var: Cobaltoan Olivenite)(Cu,Co)2AsO4(OH)
As ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
As MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As ParnauiteCu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
As ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As Adamite (var: Cuprian Adamite)(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
As TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2O
As ZincoliveniteCuZn(AsO4)(OH)
As Juanitaite(Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11 · 2H2O
As AuriacusiteFe3+Cu2+(AsO4)O
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
As ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2O
As ArseniosideriteCa2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
As GersdorffiteNiAsS
As HörnesiteMg3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2O
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ChenevixiteCu2Fe23+(AsO4)2(OH)4
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As Pitticite(Fe, AsO4, H2O) (?)
SeSelenium
Se TiemanniteHgSe
AgSilver
Ag CapgaronniteAgHgClS
Ag SchachneriteAg1.1Hg0.9
Ag SilverAg
Ag IodargyriteAgI
Ag ParaschachneriteAg3Hg2
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag LuanheiteAg3Hg
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb CuproroméiteCu2Sb2(O,OH)7
IIodine
I IodargyriteAgI
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
HgMercury
Hg CapgaronniteAgHgClS
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg Eglestonite(Hg22+)3OCl3(OH)
Hg SchachneriteAg1.1Hg0.9
Hg ParaschachneriteAg3Hg2
Hg TiemanniteHgSe
Hg Calomel(Hg2)2+Cl2
Hg LuanheiteAg3Hg
Hg MercuryHg
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Bi Juanitaite(Cu,Ca,Fe)10Bi(AsO4)4(OH)11 · 2H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Miocene
5.333 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 3141015
continental molasse

Age: Miocene (5.333 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{marl}, Minor{conglomerate,limestone,gypsum}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Tortonian - Serravallian
7.246 - 13.82 Ma



ID: 2500183

Age: Miocene (7.246 - 13.82 Ma)

Description: Conglomerate, calcarenite, reef limestone, sandstone and marl with turbidity layers

Lithology: Sandstone, conglomerate, clay; limestone and evaporites

Reference: Mapa Geológico de la Península Ibérica, Baleares y Canarias a escala 1:1.000.000. Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. [77]

Mesozoic
66 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3191036
Mesozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Mesozoic (66 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Arana Castillo, R. (1972) Investigaciones mineralogicas en Sierra Nevada. PhD report Grenada University.
Calvo, M. (2003) Minerales y minas de España. Vol. I. Elementos. Departamento de Cultura, Juventud y Deporte. Diputación Foral de Álava.
Calvo, M. (2003) Minerales y minas de España. Vol II. Sulfuros y sulfosales. Departamento de Cultura, Juventud y Deportes. Diputación Foral de Álava.
Gröbner, J. and Fernández Périz, M.A. (2003) Die Mineralien des Kupfer-Kobalt-Lagerstätten Molvizar und Cerro Minado in Andalusien, Spanien. Mineralien-Welt, 14(3), 44-53 (in German).
Viñals, J., Calvo, M., and Martí, J. (2004) Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English (Mineral Up).
Calvo, M. (2006) Minerales y minas de España. Vol III. Halogenuros. Departamento de Cultura, Juventud y Deportes. Diputación Foral de Álava.
Gröbner, J. and Fernández Périz, M.A. (2006) Los minerales de los yacimientos de Cu y Co de Molvizar y Cerro Minado en Andalucia. Revista de Minerales, 3, 1, 48-56.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English (Mineral Up).
Gröbner, J. and Kolitsch, U. (2009) Zinkolivenit: Neue Fundstellen in Europa. Lapis 34 (3), 35-37 (in German).
Viñals, J., Favreau, G., Eytier, C. and Eytier, J.-R. (2010) Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23. Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in Spanish (Revista de Minerales).
Favreau, G., Eytier, C., Eytier, J.-R., and Escanilla, N. (2013) Cerro Minado, Huércal-Overa (Almería). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 121, 3-122 (in French).

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